Is it painful to get a double helix piercing?
Because the cartilage is thinner on the upper ear, helix piercings tend to be the least painful cartilage piercing. They measure around a 4-5/10 on the pain scale and take around 3-6 months to fully heal.
How long will my double helix piercing be sore?
“The initial healing time for a helix piercing is two to four months. For the piercing to be fully healed, it takes six to nine months. Healing timelines will vary based on your specific piercing and your body, but you’ll know your ear is healed once any discharge, swelling, redness, flaking, or soreness stops.”
Can I get 2 helix piercings at once?
First thing’s first: Yes, you can get a double-helix piercing done at the same time. In fact, it’s recommended considering the healing time of cartilage piercings (more on that later!)
Is helix ear piercing painful?
A forward helix piercing is made in the outer rim of your ear (the helix) at the top of the rim just above the tragus, it can often be quite painful as it is made through the cartilage in your ear. You can also get a double or a triple forward helix piercing.
How much does double helix cost?
between $30 and $75
The price of a helix piercing greatly varies depending on where the piercing studio is located, how experienced your piercer is, and the jewelry you get. The typical price for it, though, is between $30 and $75.
Which ear should I get a double helix?
Usually with one piercing will be right above the other. The standard double helix is placed through the cartilage at the top of the ear and is located towards the posterior/rear part of the ear. If you take your finger and run it from your earlobe to the tip, this location is usually where a helix piercing goes.
How much does it cost for a double helix piercing?
The price of a helix piercing ranges from about $30 to $75, says Massick, but varies significantly depending on which type you choose and where you get it done. For example, a double or triple helix piercing will typically cost more than a single one.
How do you sleep with two cartilage piercings?
Best Ways to Sleep With New Ear Piercings
- Use a Travel Pillow.
- Use a Pillow Protector.
- Don’t Sleep on The Side Where Your New Piercing Is.
- Don’t Sleep With Hoops or Large Earrings.
- Use Silicone Plugs.
What hurts more helix or nose piercing?
Helix. The Helix is a piercing placed at the top of your ear through your cartilage. This piercing is considered pretty middle-of-the-road on the pain scale because it is cartilage and therefore slightly more pressure is required to puncture the hole, which will result in a bit more ouch for your money!